OPPO has unveiled a new research institute which will focus on researching the latest artificial intelligence and 5G mobile technologies and innovation based on the camera phone specialists’ specific users’ needs.
Based in Shenzhen, the Institute will support OPPO’s research centres in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Japan (Yokohama), and the US (Silicon Valley).
OPPO said that together, the research centres will conduct cutting-edge research in software, hardware and mobile standards.
“The OPPO Research Institute is an investment in our future, beyond the existing R&D system,” said OPPO CEO Tony Chen. “With its various affiliated research centers, and our flexible and dedicated research and cooperation with external partners, OPPO will further improve its innovation capabilities.”
“We strive to take the lead in the development and application of AI, 5G and other technologies so we can continue to offer the perfect products, combining art and technology. “
In addition, OPPO has struck a partnership agreement with Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, in a bid to push on its AI agenda. The aim, OPPO said, is to explore AI front-end technologies and applications.
“Furthermore, OPPO is already cooperating on 5G with New York University, Beijing Technology University, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, and China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) Standards Research Institute,” said the firm.